J.R. Smith: 'Threat' not intended

Updated: November 14, 2013, 8:10 PM ET

The NBA is investigating the Twitter feud between New York's J.R. Smith and Detroit's Brandon Jennings over the presence of Smith's brother, Chris, on the Knicks' roster, sources close to the process told ESPN.com's Marc Stein.

The teams meet Tuesday in Detroit, but the league office is expected to rule before then whether anything said between the two can be deemed threatening.

On Wednesday, Jennings sent out the following tweet, which was later deleted: "Wait wait wait JR ...

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